Spirit Avionics LTD. DBA, Spirit Aeronautics


As a large number of corporations are based in Ohio, a significant percentage of corporate jets operated by these companies have become our clients. There is a tremendous amount of aviation-specific talent that is available locally for recruiting new employees to help them grow as we continue to grow.


Spirit Avionics Ltd. is a veteran-owned, small business founded at Port Columbus airport. The company was started as a one-person operation by Rick Ochs in March of 2000. Now doing business as Spirit Aeronautics, the business is an FAA-approved aircraft services operation with specialization in aircraft electronics (avionics) systems, interior refurbishment, engineering, modifications and maintenance. Spirit Aeronautics is very versed in FAA and DOD airworthiness certification approvals for projects involving aircraft alterations supporting special mission operations.

Spirit operates in three hangars at KCMH with approximately 20,000 square feet of space used for business operations and employs more than 20 aviation professionals. Spirit Avionics Ltd. is an Authorized Service Facility for numerous aircraft component manufacturers including Garmin, Honeywell, Rockwell/Collins and many others.

The list of customers includes major regional and national corporations, the U.S. Military, NASA, FAA, NOAA and various other business aircraft operators.

Spirit takes great pride in its employees and has diligently hand-selected some of the top talent in the aerospace industry. Our expertise covers all elements of aircraft modifications from design concepts to airworthiness release, program management, advanced technology retrofits and skilled technical services for a wide variety of clients.


Location: 4808 E. 5th Ave., Columbus, Ohio 43219, Franklin County
Type of Industry: Aerospace

Aircraft Electronics (Avionics), Aircraft Interior refurbishment, Aircraft Maintenance services

Number of Current Employees: 24
Year Company Started: 2000
Website: www.SpiritAeronautics.com

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